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    December 17, 2018

    Today a promotion is sending a chilling message to American Airlines mechanics., and the U.S. aviation industry altogether. “Pressuring Airline mechanics to not record maintenance discrepancies, take shortcuts with maintenance activities, or improperly sign-off on work which was not actually completed. …

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    Yeah, that about right. Min fueling, mx cost cutting, crew intimidation, shi+ pay, shi+ schedjules. Yeap, they have it all covered. They even include for free, poor employee relations.
    What more courl you ask for.

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    Troubling to say the least. At AA, any one with more experience, knowledge that could fill this role? Looks very young for a DOM of the world's largest Airline.

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    Cheapest applicant and/or a proven "team player" ?

    AAG runs "bottom line" economics which tends to backfire in the long run. The AA uniform and AML debacles just being two examples.

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